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Children

cloudLibrary
Children's eBooks and audiobooks, chapter books for older children. Download the cloudLibrary app today!

hoopla
Offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, music, movies and TV shows in one single catalogue. Borrow up to 4 items per month with no holds and no late fees. Download the hoopla app onto your mobile devices to read, listen or watch on the go.

NoveList Plus K-8
Get help finding just the book your children are looking for. This kid-friendly resource is great for children up to grade 8.

OverDrive Kids eReading Room
The Kids eReading Room is part of Overdrive and collects titles for kids 0-12 years of age. Download the Libby app today!

PressReader
Access 7,000+ eNewspaper and eMagazine publications from around the world. Download the PressReader app today!

Pronunciator
Pronunciator is an online language learning system that offers information, training and studying through courses at your own pace but also the ability to attend small live classes to practice. There are 70+ foreign language and several ESL courses.

RBdigital Audio
RBdigital offers simultaneous borrowing of 300+ eAudiobooks meaning no waitlists! Use on your computer or download the mobile RBdigital app today!

RBdigital Magazines
A small selection of children's magazine. No holds or loan period. 
Download the RBdigital app today!

TumbleBook Library
TumbleBooks offers animated and narrated story books, narrated eBooks, traditional eBooks and graphic novels for kids, pre-K to grade 8. 

World Book: Early World of Learning
World Book: Early World of Learning helps children learn to read while having fun! Play games to help facilitate learning in both English and Spanish. Practice reading skills with popular nursery rhymes and fairytales.

World Book Online
The portal provides connections to the World Book websites Early World of Learning, Kids (in English, French and Spanish), Student, Timelines and Advanced. These websites can carry everyone from their first words to post-secondary life.

 


Educators and Students

Alberta Learning Information Services (ALIS)
Information from the Alberta government to help you find information on occupations, help planning what education requirements are needed for your career goals, help planning how to pay for your education, and finding a job while in school.

Alberta Research Portal
Access millions of primary source documents from institutions all around the world on nearly every topic imaginable!

Canadian Financial Literacy Database
The Government of Canada provides your one-stop shop to find information on budgeting and money management, insurance, saving and investing, taxes and fraud prevention, and so much more.

Canada GenWeb Project
A gateway to free Canadian genealogy resources online that is organized by province.

cloudLibrary
Access a catalogue of eBooks and eAudiobooks that you borrow and download from with your library card. Don't worry about any late fees and download the cloudLibrary app to listen or read on your mobile devices.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography
A searchable online collection of approximately 8,500 detailed biographies of noteworthy Canadians.

Early Canadiana Online
Offers primary resources for learning about Canadian history. Documents, that can be used for genealogy, are offered in over 20 languages.

Historica Canada
Historica Canada is Canada's largest independent organization devoted to enhancing awareness of Canadian history and citizenship.

hoopla
Offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies and TV shows in one single catalogue. Borrow up to 4 items per month with no holds or late fees. Download the hoopla app onto your mobile devices to read, listen or watch on the go.

Library and Archives Canada
A government-run website offering an endless amount of documents about Canadian history and heritage. Search the collection in countless ways and get help with genealogy and research.

Lynda.com
Lynda allows patrons to take online learning courses on a variety of subjects at their own pace. Great for those trying to find a career path, job retraining and doing professional development.

Money Matters
Money Matters is a free introductory financial literacy program for adult learners.

Money Mentors
Use Money Mentor’s valuable learning tools - tools that are developed, refined and honed to be relevant for each user. You’ll learn how to create effective, realistic spending plans, deal with your debts, save more and build a stronger credit rating.

My Money Coach
Learn how to save money and make smart financial choices by browsing budgeting tips and tools for your spending and saving needs. Get debt help, watch webinars on hot topics and read the blog for great money strategies.

NoveList K-8
Encourage reading success! Great content tailored to help children, grade K to 8, find books they find interesting and at their reading level.

NoveList Plus
NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

Online Reference Centre
Provided by the Alberta Government, the Online Reference Centre is available to educators and students in Alberta to ensure everyone has equal access to high-quality resources.

OverDrive
Access a catalogue of eBooks and eAudiobooks that you can borrow and download from with your library card. Don't worry about late fees and borrow up to 10 items at a time. Download the Libby app onto your mobile devices so you can read and listen on the go.

PressReader
Access 7,000+ eNewspaper and eMagazine publications from around the world. Download the PressReader app today!

Pronunciator
Pronunciator is an online language learning system that offers information, training and studying through courses at your own pace but also the ability to attend small live classes to practice. There are 70+ foreign language and several ESL courses.

RBdigital Audio
RBdigital offers simultaneous borrowing of 200+ eAudiobooks meaning no waitlists! Use on your browser or download the mobile app.

RBdigital Magazines
A small selection of children's magazine. No holds or loan period. 
Download the  RBdigital app today!

Read Alberta eBooks
PLSB has partnered with the Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) to offer 1,000+ Alberta-published eBooks to readers across the province. Borrow up to 7 titles at once without any holds or late fees.

Solaro
Get access to homework help based on your provincial curriculum, grade and subject! Just login with your library card!

TechBoomers
Here, you'll find tutorials on the most popular and useful websites on the Internet, from social networks and dating sites to everyday tools for getting directions and knowing what the weather's going to be like. You can even learn how to listen to music, watch videos, and have phone calls right on your computer through the power of the Internet. They also have special resources dedicated to 50+ adults.

Transparent Language Online
Transparent Language Online is an online language learning system for independent learners with 100+ language courses, including indigenous languages like Cree.

TumbleBook Library
TumbleBooks offers animated and narrated story books, narrated eBooks, traditional eBooks and graphic novels for kids pre-K to grade 8.

World Book Online
The portal provides connections to the World Book websites Early World of Learning, Kids (in English, French and Spanish), Student, Timelines and Advanced. These websites can carry everyone from their first words to post-secondary life.


 

 

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada’s first and largest province-wide, fully-integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the over four million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, B.C. and the Northwest Territories. There is a section with information about Indigenous health.

Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS)
Career planning, information on occupations, planning and paying for your education, finding a job and more! Take a look at the resource section for indigenous peoples.

Alberta Native Friendship Centres
Access contact information for friendship centres across the province and much more!

Alberta Research Portal
Your gateway to a world-class collection of primary sources. This portal lets you access the Gale Primary Sources collection, a resource with 69 unique primary source collections, including extensive resources related to First Nations and Indigenous peoples.

Blackfoot Digital Library
Access audio, images, videos and documents with information and stories about Blackfoot culture. You can sort through content based on geography, tribe, keyword and format.

Canadian Financial Literacy Database
Your one-stop shop to find information on budgeting and money management, insurance, saving and investing, taxes and fraud prevention, and so much more. Make sure to take a look at the section dedicated to resources for Indigenous peoples.

Early Canadiana Online
This virtual library holds the most complete set of full-text historical content about Canada, including books, magazines and government documents. A collection of documents has been put together dedicated to Indigenous studies.

Glenbow Archives
This website offers resources for those performing genealogy research with a specific focus on the Prairies and Métis ancestry.

Guide to Aboriginal Organizations and Services in Alberta, Jan 2018 ed.
Find contact information for band offices, committees, community services and much more!

Historica Canada
Historica Canada is Canada's largest independent organization devoted to enhancing awareness of Canadian history and citizenship. One of their programs focuses on collecting Indigenous art and stories.

Indigenous Cinema
Access 200+ short and full length films by Indigenous directors for free through the National Film Board of Canada.

Law Central Alberta
LawCentral Alberta is a portal or collection of links to law-related information and educational resources on justice and legal issues of interest to Albertans. They have dedicated a specific section to resources for Indigenous peoples and Indigenous women.

Money Matters
Money Matters is a free introductory financial literacy program for adult learners. Their workbooks are used in classrooms across Canada, and are full of learning and activities that can be adapted according to the needs of individual groups. There is a program put together specifically for Indigenous communities.

National Association of Friendship Centres
The NAFC offers contact information for friendship centres across the country, resources, as well as information about programs and initiatives the organization is working on.

Native Counselling Services of Alberta
For almost 50 years, NCSA has assisted Aboriginal people gain fair and equitable access to the justice, children’s services and corrections systems in Alberta.

RBdigital Magazines
RBdigital Magazines offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from your library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. Check out the Mother Earth magazine publications!

Transparent Languages
Transparent Language Online isthe most complete language-learning system for independent learners with 100+ languages currently on offer, including Indigenous languages like Dakota, Cree and Ojibwe.

Voices of Amiskwaciy
Launched by Edmonton Public Library in 2017, Voices of Amiskwaciy is a platform supporting the creation, sharing, discovery and celebration of Indigenous content. You can simply watch videos and look at pictures or contribute your own stories.


Seniors

Alberta Research Portal
Access millions of primary source documents from institutions all around the world on nearly every topic imaginable!

Ancestry: Library Edition (only available for in-library use)
Access to over 60 million Canadian records, including birth, marriage, and death records, census records, military records, immigration and naturalization records and more.

Canada GenWeb Project
A gateway to free Canadian genealogy resources online that is organized by province.

cloudLibrary
Access a catalogue of eBooks and eAudiobooks that you borrow and download with your library card. Don't worry about any late fees and download the cloudLibrary app to listen or read on your mobile devices.

Early Canadiana Online
Offers primary resources for learning about Canadian history. Documents, that can be used for genealogy, are offered in over 20 languages.

Historica Canada
Historica Canada is Canada's largest independent organization devoted to enhancing awareness of Canadian history and citizenship.

hoopla
Offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies and TV shows in one single catalogue. Borrow up to 4 items per month with no holds or late fees. Download the hoopla app onto your mobile devices to read, listen or watch on the go.

Library and Archives Canada
A government-run website offering an endless amount of documents about Canadian history and heritage. Search the collection in countless ways and get help with genealogy and research.

Lynda.com
Lynda allows patrons to take online learning courses on a variety of subjects at their own pace. Great for those trying to find a career path, job retraining and doing professional development.

NoveList Plus
NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

Oak Net: Older Adult Knowledge Network
Information on Albertan and Canadian law to help protect the older adult.

OverDrive
Access a catalogue of eBooks and eAudiobooks that you can borrow and download with your library card. Don't worry about late fees and borrow up to 10 items at a time. Download the Libby app onto your mobile devices so you can read and listen on the go.

PressReader
Access 7,000+ eNewspaper and eMagazine publications from around the world. Download the PressReader app today!

RBdigital Audio
RBdigital offers simultaneous borrowing of 200+ eAudiobooks meaning no waitlists! Use on your browser or download the mobile app.

RBdigital Magazines
A small selection of children's magazine. No holds or loan period. Download the  RBdigital app today!

Read Alberta eBooks
PLSB has partnered with the Book Publishers Association of Alberta to offer 1,000+ Alberta-published eBooks to readers across the province. Borrow up to 7 titles at once without any holds or late fees.

TechBoomers
Access tutorials of the most popular and useful websites on the internet. From social networks and dating sites to shopping and entertainment. You can learn how to listen to music, watch videos, make phone calls and more. This resource is dedicated to those aged 50 and older.

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